Every Man His Own Teacher: Being an Introduction to Arithmetic, Whereby Persons who are Ignorant of that Science, May of Themselves, Without a Teacher, Obtain a Sufficient Degree of Knowledge in Figures, for Common Business, and for Operating in Nearly All the Books Extant on that Subject
G.J. Loomis, 1834 - 297 sider
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added Addition amount Answer Answer in words ARITHMETIC begin borrow bring bushels calculation called carry cents ciphers column COMPOUND contained cost count decimal difference Directions divide dividend Division divisor dollars eight Eleven equal EXAMPLE farthings feet figures five four fourth fractions gallons give given greater half hundred hundredths inches interest January KEY TO CARD left side less LESSON 12 million Multiplicand Multiply nine Note once Operation ounces Page paid pair pence pieces pounds principal Proof of Lesson proportion quantity question quotient rate per cent Received Reduce remain remain-carry right hand right side root Rule Seven shillings simple slate square subtract Suppose Table teacher tens tenths term third thousand Twelve twice units whole numbers yards
Side 196 - ... when the third term is less than the first, and requires the fourth to be greater than the second...
Side 288 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal ; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due...
Side 176 - Measure. 4 nails (no.) make 1 quarter of a yard, qr. 4 quarters, 1 yard, yd. 3 quarters, 1 Ell Flemish, E. FL 5 quarters, 1 Ell English, EE 6 quarters, 1 Ell French, E. Fr.
Side 195 - Multiply the first and second terms together, and divide the product by the third ; the quotient will be the answer in the same denomination as the middle term was reduced into.
Side 177 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Side 185 - M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.
Side 192 - Sir," said I, after puzzling a long time over "more requiring more and less requiring less" — "will you tell me why I sometimes multiply the second and third terms together and divide by the first — and at other times multiply the first and second and divide by the third?" "Why, because more requires more sometimes, and sometimes it requires less — to be sure. Haven't you read the rule, my boy?" " Yes, sir, I can repeat the rule, but I don't understand it.